Japanese Food 100 – #35 Tamagoyaki

tamagoyaki, Japanese rolled omelet, Japanese food

Tamagoyaki is a Japanese rolled omelet, which is made by rolling together several layers of cooked egg.

Tamago means egg and Yaki means grilled.

Tamagoyaki is one of the most popular Japanese cuisines, not only among kids but also adults. Also, it is said that you can tell the level of Japanese restaurants and sushi restaurants from the taste of their Tamagoyaki.

It is commonly added to lunch boxes (Bento) as well as being popularly eaten at home and Izakaya restaurants.

Ingredients of Tamagoyaki are eggs, dashi (fish soup stock), mirin (sweet rice wine), sugar, soy sauce and a pinch of salt.
It’s also important to have an adequate amount of cooking oil when you cook.